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Friday of the Passion of the Lord: The Cross Exemplifies Every Virtue

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The Cross Exemplifies Every Virtue From a conference by Saint Thomas Aquinas Collatio 6 super Credo in Deum “Why did the Son of God have to suffer for us? There was a great need, and it can be considered in a twofold way: In the first place, as a remedy for sin, And, secondly, as an example of how to act. “It is a remedy, for, in the face of all the evils which we incur on account of our sins, we have found relief... Read More

Making the Stations of the Cross Worthwhile, Courtesy of St Alphonsus Liguori

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Making the Stations of the Cross Worthwhile, Courtesy of St Alphonsus Liguori   Have you ever done the Stations of the Cross, but thought perhaps you had been reading an airline flight schedule? There are odd versions of the Stations out there. Whether they’re disjointed, sappy, or downright heterodox, some booklets have caused people to think of the Stations of the Cross as not being worthwhile. Why bother with the “Catholic... Read More

Chaplet of Our Lady of Sorrows (The Seven Dolors Chaplet)

September 15, 2014 by  
Filed under Devotions, Liz Estler, Prayer

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Chaplet of Our Lady of Sorrows The Seven Dolors Chaplet This devotion began in the 13th century.  It honors the Sorrows the Virgin Mother of God endured in compassion for the suffering and death of her Divine Son.  The Seven Sorrows Chaplet, also known as the Seven Dolors Chaplet) consists of seven Hail Marys for each of the seven Sorrows.  One Our Father is said before each group of seven Hail Marys.  After the seven Hail... Read More

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